When drug company Mylan raised the cost of…
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House Republicans released the American Health Care Act on March 6, their replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act. The bill will go through revisions and challenges and needs to pass the full House and Senate before going to the president. It’s the…
Both organizations push ahead with plans to bolster their separate credentials.
Editor Frank Kalman's last day at the SHRM annual conference was all about recruiting and leadership.
Employers, sometimes it is better to be lucky than to be good. Case in point? Graves v. Dayton Gastroenterology[pdf], decided Sept. 13 by the 6th Circuit Court in Ohio. Graves is your garden variety supervisor-sends-inappropriate-text-messages-to-female-subordinate-case. The two texts at issue —…
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued several new fact sheets addressing equal pay for women and pregnancy discrimination: Equal Pay and the EEOC’s Proposal to Collect Pay Data; Legal Rights for Pregnant Workers under Federal Law; and Helping Patients…
If you plan on terminating an employee on performance, you need to have the goods to back it up.
Our recruiting methods are getting stale. We aren’t getting great results and it seems to be taking our recruiters more time to find qualified candidates. We rely on all the usual and time-tested methods to recruit, including traditional print ads and online job boards. It seems that the more options we have to post résumés, though, the harder it is to find standout candidates — people who genuinely jump off a résumé and say ‘Hire me.’ Makes me wonder if we are missing somewhere. Am I just venting or might we have a real problem with our recruiting strategy? —Stuffy in Here, vice president of recruiting, services company, Union, New Jersey
If you think you can legislate Memo (or other similar apps) out of your workplace, you might want to think again.
What ought to be our next probable step for retention as employees reach the maximum salary on our pay scale? Would advancing them into the next job grade be considered a promotion? How can we ensure that our pay reflects going rates but also satisfies our employees? —Unhappy and Over Budget, vice president of compensation, manufacturing, Detroit
Some say office ‘hoteling,’ where workers do not have a set workspace, can help employees collaborate while cutting employers’ office space costs.
As someone who’s been blogging as long as I have, nearly all of my life experiences run through my blogging filter. “How can translate this into a blog post about the workplace,” is a question I often ask myself. So…